Our Website is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide Personal Data to the Website If you believe we might have information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may collect and maintain Personal Data regarding Site Visitors and Users, including information:
a. by which you may be personally identified, such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, license or certification information, and other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline;
b. that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address; and
c. about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details, and the actions you take on our website.
We collect this information:
a. directly from you when you provide it to us;
b. automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies; and
c. from third parties, including Facebook, Twitter, and Google.
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
a. information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, posting material, or requesting services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website;
b. records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us;
c. details of transactions you carry out through our Website. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Website; and
d. your search queries on the Website.
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we may limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
As you navigate through and interact with our Website and other content, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
a. details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data.
b. information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). We do not honor Do Not Track signals. Please email us at email@example.com for information on how you can opt out of behavioral tracking on this website and how we respond to specific web browser signals and other mechanisms that enable consumers to exercise choice about behavioral tracking.
The information we collect automatically may include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
b. Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
c. Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
The Personal Data we collect is used and disclosed as is necessary to provide services to you and as reasonably required for our business purposes, including:
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data or, where available, adjust your user preferences in your account profile.
We may disclose aggregated information about our users without restriction. Such information does not identify an individual person.
We may disclose Personal Data to the following types of third parties:
Subsidiaries and Affiliates
We may share Personal Data with other members of the Company corporate group in order to work with them, including affiliates of the Company corporate group. For example, Company may need to share Personal Data for customer relationship management purposes. We may also transfer Personal Data in the event of an audit or if we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a merger, acquisition, joint venture, reorganization, dissolution, or liquidation).
Partners and Affiliated Businesses Not Controlled by Company
We may partner with other companies to jointly offer products or services. If you express interest in a jointly offered product or service from us, we may share Personal Data collected in connection with your expression of interest with our partners.
It may be necessary for us to disclose your Personal Data, either by law, legal process, litigation, or requests from public and governmental authorities. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate. We may also disclose Personal Data if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our operations or users.
We offer Site Visitors and Users who provide Personal Data the means to choose how we use the information we collect. To the extent required by applicable law, the Company obtains opt-in consent for certain uses and disclosures of Personal Data. You have a right to withdraw such consent at any time. We shall make reasonable efforts to accommodate individual privacy preferences. Requests to access, change, or delete your information will be handled within 30 days.
To update your account information or have your account deleted, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you do not wish to have your information used by the Company to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data. You can also always opt-out by sending us an email stating your request to email@example.com.
You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by contacting us or by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of Company’s marketing emails. Additionally, you may send a request specifying your communication preferences to firstname.lastname@example.org. Users cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with Company or the Services (e.g. service request notifications).
If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by emailing us at email@example.com. For certain opt-outs to function, you may have to allow your browser settings to accept browser cookies.
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (”NAI”) on the NAI’s website.
Exceptions.We may disclose your Personal Data without offering an opportunity to opt out, when (i) we retain third-party processors to perform services on our behalf and pursuant to our instructions, (ii) required by law or legal process, or (iii) responding to lawful requests from public authorities, including to meet national security, public interest, or law enforcement requirements.
We limit the processing of Personal Data of persons in the EU (“EU Personal Data”) to that which is relevant for the purposes of the particular processing. We do not process EU Personal Data in ways that are inconsistent with the purposes for which the information was collected or subsequently authorized by you.
In addition, to the extent necessary for these purposes, we take reasonable steps to ensure that the EU Personal Data we process is (i) reliable for its intended use, and (ii) accurate, complete and current. In this regard, we rely on you to update and correct EU Personal Data to the extent necessary for the purposes for which the information was collected or subsequently authorized. You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we update or correct relevant EU Personal Data.
Subject to applicable law, we retain EU Personal Data in a form that identifies or renders you identifiable only for as long as it serves a purpose that is compatible with the purposes for which the Personal Data was collected or subsequently authorized by you.
Notice and Consent
If we decide to process EU Personal Data for purposes other than what is necessary to provide services to you or where we believe that your interests may override ours, persons in the EU will receive a notice detailing:
a. the type of Personal Data to be processed;
b. the purpose for the processing and a description of how the processing is based on legitimate interests;
c. the categories of recipients of disclosures of the Personal Data;
d. the period for which the Personal Data will be stored or the criteria for determining the period;
e. how Users and Site Visitors can exercise the rights of access, correction, erasure, objection, and the right to withdraw consent;
f. the right to file a complaint with an EU Data Protection Authority;
g. whether the User or Site Visitor is obliged to provide the data by statute, contract, or for another reason, and the possible consequences of failing to provide the data; and
h. whether the Personal Data will be subject to automated processing and, if so, the logic and the consequences of the processing for the data subject.
Such notices will be clear, conspicuous, and readily available to affected EU Persons. A notice will require an unambiguous, affirmative, opt-in consent to the particular use or processing of the EU Personal Data.
Transfers of Personal Data
With respect to transfers of your Personal Data to third-party data processors, we will:
a. enter into a contract with each relevant data processor,
b. transfer Personal Data to each such data processor only for limited and specified purposes,
c. ascertain that the data processor is obligated to provide the Personal Data with at least the same level of privacy protection as is required by applicable law,
d. take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure that the data processor effectively processes the Personal Data in a manner consistent with Company’s obligations under applicable law,
e. require the data processor to notify Company if the data processor determines that it can no longer meet its obligation to provide the same level of protection as is required by our contract or applicable law,
f. upon notice, including under (e) above, take reasonable and appropriate steps to stop and remediate unauthorized processing of the Personal Data by the data processor.
You generally have the right to access your Personal Data. Accordingly, where appropriate, we provide you with reasonable access to the Personal Data we maintain about you. We also provide you a reasonable opportunity to correct, amend, or delete your information.
We may limit these opportunities where the burden or expense of honoring a request would be disproportionate to the risks to your privacy, or where the rights of persons other than you would be violated. Other reasons for denying requests or limiting access include (i) interference with the execution or enforcement of the law or with private causes of action, including the prevention, investigation, or detection of offenses; (ii) breaching a legal or other professional privilege or obligation; (iii) prejudicing security investigations or grievance proceedings or in connection with succession planning and corporate re-organizations.
Please contact email@example.com to request access to your Personal Data. If access cannot be granted, Company will respond with a reason for denying your request.
If a complaint regarding Personal Data cannot be resolved through our internal processes, we will cooperate with applicable data protection authorities to address a complaint and provide appropriate recourse.
We take reasonable and appropriate measures to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Payment transactions are managed by a Level 1 PCI DSS compliant service provider and data is encrypted using Transport Layer Security protocols.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
If a breach of Personal Data occurs, we will notify the relevant authorities within 72 hours, or as otherwise required by applicable law, subject to likelihood of risk to the User or Site Visitor. Affected Users or Site Visitors will also be notified regarding the breach.
As required by applicable law, we will maintain relevant records of:
a. the purposes of Personal Data processing;
b. the categories of data subjects and of Personal Data processed;
c. the categories of recipients, including those in third countries;
d. the countries to which Personal Data will be transferred and the instrument used to provide an adequate level of protection;
e. where possible, the envisaged retention periods for different categories of Personal Data; and
f. a general description of the security measures used to protect Personal Data.
These records shall be provided to data protection authorities upon request.